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Danville council to hear cell tower appeal

The Town Council is set to weigh in Tuesday about a new Verizon Wireless cell tower proposed for eastern Danville that sparked...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by evironmentalist, on Nov 17, 2015 at 8:52 am | 1 comment | 1558 Views

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Contra Costa misses out on jail grant

Five Bay Area counties were awarded state grants Thursday to construct new jail facilities through the Board of State and...

Original post made on Nov. 17, 2015
Last comment by Resident, on Nov 18, 2015 at 6:31 am | 2 comments | 1232 Views

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San Ramon Government 101 registration underway

The San Ramon City Clerk's Office will host the eighth session of San Ramon Government 101 in the spring of 2016. The class...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Steve, on Nov 25, 2015 at 7:48 am | 11 comments | 993 Views

STATE, NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL

Swalwell bill aims to encourage college-student entrepreneurship

U.S. Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-Dublin) introduced a new bill this month aimed at spurring young entrepreneurs by creating a competitive...

Original post made on Nov. 18, 2015
Last comment by Arlene, on Nov 23, 2015 at 9:27 am | 12 comments | 1714 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Danville police probe armed robbery

Danville police are investigating an incident in which a man reported being robbed of his Rolex watch at gunpoint Wednesday...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Truno Trump, on Nov 24, 2015 at 1:01 pm | 26 comments | 2894 Views

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Danville council shouts down cell tower proposal

The Danville Town Council voted against a Verizon Wireless cell tower proposed for the eastern part of town Tuesday night,...

Original post made on Nov. 19, 2015
Last comment by Longtime Resident, on Nov 27, 2015 at 6:26 pm | 15 comments | 3171 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tri-Valley Hero: Danville teen is Rising Star

Fifty sixth-graders are riding around on their first bicycles after a determined Danville teen decided to make a difference. Read...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Joy, on Nov 24, 2015 at 11:20 am | 3 comments | 1925 Views

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Zone 7 general manager granted 15% raise

Zone 7 Water Agency's general manager was granted a 15% salary increase by the agency's Board of Directors at Wednesday's...

Original post made on Nov. 23, 2015
Last comment by Ratepayer, on Dec 6, 2015 at 12:24 am | 9 comments | 1506 Views

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Danville commission to discuss ban on short-term rentals

The town of Danville is set to weigh prohibiting short-term residential rentals such as those offered through Airbnb, with...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Susan, on Nov 27, 2015 at 11:10 am | 24 comments | 1816 Views

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Alamo Rotary donates dictionaries to local 3rd-graders

How do you spell that? Some Alamo third-graders will be able to answer that question the classic way thanks to contributions...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by Jason, on Nov 29, 2015 at 2:24 pm | 3 comments | 1179 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

DUIs, thefts top San Ramon police log

The San Ramon Police Department provides DanvilleSanRamon.com with a record of its calls each week. This is a sampling from...

Original post made on Nov. 24, 2015
Last comment by John, on Nov 29, 2015 at 4:32 pm | 3 comments | 1243 Views

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Tri-Valley Hero: Arlie Smith, for the children

Arlie Smith's face and smile are known to thousands throughout the San Ramon Valley, and now many of them in turn have helped...

Original post made on Nov. 27, 2015
Last comment by FanDanville, on Nov 27, 2015 at 1:07 pm | 1 comment | 2018 Views

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Contra Costa buses now accept Clipper cards, set to offer Wi-Fi

A bus service provider for parts of Contra Costa County will now accept Clipper card payment, connecting the bus with several...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Jim, on Nov 30, 2015 at 8:35 am | 1 comment | 729 Views

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Livermore woman dies in San Ramon Valley police chase

A young Livermore woman was killed and two other people were seriously injured in a crash following a police pursuit that...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Debora, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:50 am | 22 comments | 4682 Views

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Zone 7 gains official control over well permitting, fee collection in region

With groundwater protection becoming an increasingly important issue, Zone 7 Water Agency officially adopted a new county...

Original post made on Nov. 30, 2015
Last comment by Joseph Hearst, on Nov 30, 2015 at 2:21 pm | 1 comment | 714 Views

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Danville council to select new mayor, announce Community Service Awards

The Town Council is set to name a new mayor and honor standout people and organizations for their contributions to the Danville...

Original post made on Dec. 1, 2015
Last comment by Veterans Memorial, on Dec 1, 2015 at 8:14 am | 1 comment | 1088 Views

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Officials commemorate new Danville Hotel Town Center with ribbon-cutting

Danville officials joined developers and community members in ushering in a new era in downtown Monday evening with a ceremonial...

Original post made on Dec. 2, 2015
Last comment by Mary, on Dec 8, 2015 at 9:00 am | 17 comments | 2627 Views

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Karen Stepper named Danville mayor for third time

Fourth-term Danville Town Councilwoman Karen Stepper took the helm as the town's mayor for the upcoming year during a ceremony...

Original post made on Dec. 4, 2015
Last comment by Harald Paul Arthur Balle, on Dec 7, 2015 at 9:03 am | 2 comments | 1483 Views

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Danville high schools' choirs finalists in radio contest

Student singing groups from both Danville comprehensive high schools are finalists in a Bay Area classical radio station's...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Debbie Carmel, on Dec 10, 2015 at 5:59 am | 3 comments | 939 Views

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Danville boy urges diabetes awareness with 'Get the Flock Out of Here!'

A Charlotte Wood Middle School sixth-grader is now spreading his story across town, trying to increase awareness about Type...

Original post made on Dec. 7, 2015
Last comment by Kalama, on Dec 7, 2015 at 2:02 pm | 6 comments | 2696 Views
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